PC Security

 

 

A new guide from Network Box advises companies to prevent employees from accessing P2P networks or technology on computers used for work, and gives free advice on how to protect the corporate network from exposure to threats from P2P technology.

Continuing on from our previous article: PC Security: Hardening Windows Security - Part 2 

 

These spyware prevention and other malware prevention tips and ideas are designed for a Home PC running Windows XP

Keeping the computers and data in your business safe is a vital job that you need to be on top of at all times.

IT has become so vital to virtually every business that protecting it must be taken seriously. If you lost your hardware, software and data, how would it affect your business?

Continuing on from our previous article: PC Security: Hardening Windows Security - Part 1  

 

These spyware prevention and other malware prevention tips and ideas are designed for a Home PC running Windows XP Professional and certain tips may apply to small home network running Windows XP Professional, as such some of the

From malware specialist, McAfee.

Malware specialist McAfee has launched a handy new '10-step Internet Safety Plan eBook' to educate computer users about the latest threats and potential dangers lurking in the darkest depths of the internet.

What is Malware, Malware -short for MALicious softWARE- is a term used to broadly classify a form of software which is installed in a computer system mostly without the owners permission with malicious intentions. It includes Trojans, viruses, key loggers, malicious active content, rogue programs and dialers among others.

For first-time PC owners, keeping the machine safe and secure as much as possible are important to ensure the unhampered use and protection of critical data and information.

P2P wrecks havoc

All most all of the spyware and adware come bundled with popular free programs and also by most of the peer to peer networks like Kazaa, Bearshare, Grockster, LimeWire, Morpheus among others. They install malware on your computer as part of the P2P

Unfortunately, many users fall foul, and become vistoms, of viruses, worms, or Trojans. If your computer gets infected with malicious code, there are steps you can take to recover.

Sometimes, there are obvious signs that there is malware on your computer, sometimes there is not. At first, the signs are subtle; your Computer seems to have a mind of its own. Malware programs contact other computers for various purposes and each of them

Modern browsers are much better than their predecessors were at keeping your Web activity private and your data safe.

Still, you may not have your browser configured to provide optimum security. Take a few minutes to give Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 2 a safety check.

These spyware prevention and other malware prevention tips and ideas are designed for a Home PC running Windows XP Professional and certain tips may apply to small home network running Windows XP Professional, as such some of the